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What"s so special about special districts?

April Manatt

What"s so special about special districts?

a citizen"s guide to special districts in California

by April Manatt

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Published by California State Legislature, Senate Local Government Committee in Sacramento, CA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California.
    • Subjects:
    • Special districts -- California.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[prepared by April Manatt].
      ContributionsCalifornia. Legislature. Senate. Committee on Local Government.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJS451.C25 M27 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination19 p. ;
      Number of Pages19
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1238810M
      LC Control Number94620055

        Why Special Districts are So Special by Jordan. - Duration: Districts Make the Difference 1, views. How do the layers of government affect city planning? - Duration: Missing: book. So what makes special districts so special? Well, most are single purpose—meaning they can focus on doing one thing and doing it well. In some cases smaller is better, and single purpose special districts are able to avoid a lot of the bureaucracy that is inherent to .

        The prevalence and identification of “special” needs varies widely across time, and across schools, districts and states, (Rhode Island’s rate of disability is twice Texas’). In % of students were identified as having a disability, in it was % (a 65% increase) and in the last full year of stats it was %.   What’s so special about Special Tax Districts (and Metro Districts)? by The Boulder Property Network. A special tax district or metro district is a tool which has been around for years to finance the infrastructure of new subdivisions for urban services such as streets, water/sewer lines and fire protection.

      What's so Special about Special Districts? Leave a Reply Cancel reply. You must be logged in to post a comment.. Pages. Home; Surfside Colony CSD; About Special DistrictsMissing: book.   Why Special Districts are So Special by Jordan. - Duration: Districts Make the Difference 1, views. The Levels of Local Government - Duration: Missing: book.


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